March 5, 2013
Final Results (.pdf)
DADE CITY, Fla. – Rice University men’s golf used a strong start to gain momentum and place 12th with a 300-301-308—909 (+45) at the USF Invitational hosted from Sunday through Tuesday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.
The Owls finished just behind 11th place Middle Tennessee State, and topped Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan, Marquette, Wisconsin and DePaul at the three-day event.
Landon Michelson carded a first-round eagle and nine total birdies to lead Rice with a 73-75-72—220 (+4) at the event. The junior finished in 22nd place to pace the squad.
Tommy Economou and Jeff Wibawa tied for second among the Rice squad, each finishing in 41st place at 226 (+10). Economou carded an eagle in each of the first two rounds and added six birdies over 54 holes. The sophomore notched a 72-77-77—226 (+10) at the event.
Wibawa also notched an eagle on the first day of the event, but really found his stride in Monday’s second round. On the strength of five birdies in the round, he led Rice with a 72. For the tournament, the junior carded a 78-72-76—226 (+10).
Senior Brock Wilson started strong for Rice to help the team stake strong positions early in the competition. He closed out the event with six birdies and 25 pars to tie for 80th place with a 77-78-83—238 (+22).
Just a week after leading Rice at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship, freshman James Lee returned to action with an 83-77-83—243 (+27) to place 85th. He added five birdies at the event.
Behind three top-10 finishers and medalist Albin Choi’s 208 (-8), North Carolina State edged No. 43 South Carolina by one stroke for the team title at 860 (-4). Following the Gamecocks in third place was No. 16 Florida State at 863 (-1).
Florida State’s Daniel Berger, South Carolina’s Dykes Harbin and Mercer’s Hans Reimers tied for second place at 211 (-5).
Rice returns to the course on March 15-16 at the 62nd Border Olympics in Laredo, Texas.
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